Patent to Olof Stevensz

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We, Willem Kieft, etc... have given and granted to Olof Stevensz a certain piece of land located on the island of Manhattan on the north end of the plantation of Lassie; extending up from the strand next to the aforesaid Lassie east by south 100 rods, and into the woods till the wagon road from Sapokanikan east 80 rods; along the same wagon road all the way through the marsh to Sapokanikan at the strand, and in various courses along the strand to the place of beginning south south west 125 rods; amounting to about 30 morgens with the express conditions etc...

Done at Fort Amsterdam in New Netherland, 12 March 1647.


Translation: Gehring, C. trans./ed., New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Vols. GG, HH & II, Land Papers, 1630-1664 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1980).A complete copy of this publication is available on theĀ New Netherland Institute website.